The Magic of Poland

  • Tour CODE: A-3
  • 7 DAYS - 6 NIGHTS
  • LAND ONLY

Tour CODE

A-3, LAND ONLY

DURATION

7 DAYS - 6 NIGHTS

ROUTE

Warsaw, Czestochowa, Zakopane, Krakow

PRICE

EUR 1 071 per person In twin/double room

OVERVIEW

The most popular program from our offer of guaranteed tours operated in few dates during the whole year. See the most important highlights, cities being on the 'must to see' map while in Poland.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the Old Town of Warsaw, a UNESCO Site, as an outstanding example  of a near-total reconstruction of a span of history covering the 13th to the 20th century;
  • See the famous Black Madonna picture at Jasna Gora Sanctuary, the world top pilgrimage destination in Poland;
  • Take a breathtaking cable car ride to Gubalowka Hill and admire the fascination panorama of unshakable Tatra Mountains;
  • Enjoy a spectacular rafting trip on the Dunajec River through the picturesque gorges of Pieniny National Park, navigated by the highlanders;
  • Admire the wooden altar by Wit Stwosz in Krakow - the largest Gothic alterpiece in the world and one of the national treasures of art in Poland.

 

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ITINERARY

  • 1

    Warsaw

    Saturday

    6.00 PM, meet your guide and the restof the group in the hotel's lobby.

    Drive along the beautifully renovated Royal Route with its historical monuments and residences. Stop at the Castle Square for a short walk through the Old Town, and then join us for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Your meal will include typical Polish dishes and famous Polish vodka, "Zubrowka".

    Dinner
  • 2

    Warsaw

    Sunday

    This morning, we introduce you to the highlights of Warsaw. A half-day sightseeing tour includes: Old Town, beautifully rebuilt after World War II, with the impressive Royal Castle, the seat of the kings of Poland. Here the Constitution of May 3rd was proclaimed in 1791, the oldest constitution, after the US Consititution, in the world. You will admire some of its 300 rooms and see the Canaletto Room with 23 of his paintings, the Throne Room, the magnificent Knights' Hall with six large paintings by Marcello Bacciarelli, the Marble Room with its 22 portraits of Polish kings and the largest and the most impressive of all the castle's chambers, the Ballroom. Continue our tour with a drive to the area of the former Warsaw Ghetto. En route, you will see the building of the National Opera House and the Town Hall. Lunch to be enjoyed at a local restauranat.

    Also during your tour of Warsaw we will invite you to the famous Warsaw Chocolate Factory "Wedel" to taste the delicious hot chocolate at the "Wedel Old-Fashioned Shop".

    This evening you will take also an unforgettable musical journey through the world famous compositions of our greatest composer, Frederic Chopin, at a two-part piano recital.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • 3

    Warsaw - Czestochowa - Zakopane

    Monday

    After breakfast, we depart for Zakopane - one of the most popular vacation resorts in the Tatra Mountains.

    En route, we stop in Czestochowa to visit the Jasna Gora Sanctuary and the Black Madonna Shrine with its miraculous icon.

    Lunch will be served at a local restaurant before we continue to Zakoane, beautifully situated in a valley between Gubalowka and Giewont. Once, a small mountaing village, Zakopane becasem a fashionable artists' resort at the beginning of the 20th century.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • 4

    Zakopane - Krakow

    Tuesday

    In the morning, you will have a sightseeing tour of Zakopane, whose wooden architecture blends with the natural landscapes and it is a copied in the other parts of Poland and is known as Zakopianski Style. You will visit Jaszczurowka Chapel, a great example of the wooden architecture in Zakopane, and the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima at Krzeptowki, which was built by the people of Zakopane to thank the Lady of Fatima for saving the Pope, John Paul II, after an attempt on His life.

    Admire the breathtaking views of the Tatras from the top of Gubalowka Mountain and shop for souvenirs of arts and crafts of the Highlanders (Gorale) in the local shops.

    Lunch on your own and free time. Before we continue on to Krakow, take a spectacular rafting trip on the Dunajec River in Pieniny National Park. Tonight's dinner will be served upon arrival at the hotel.

     

    Breakfast, Dinner
  • 5

    Krakow - Auschwitz - Krakow

    Wednesday

    The morning sightseeing tour will feature Wawel, the Royal Castle, home to three dynasties of Poland’s monarchs. Its stately halls and exquisite chambers are filled with priceless art, valuable period furniture and rare ancient objects. The collection of monumental 16th century tapestries is matchless. You will also visit the Wawel Cathedral, the place of the cult of St. Stanislaw and St. Jadwiga, Queen of Poland.  Its 18 chapels are true architectural masterpieces. The giant bell, Zygmunt from 1520 ranks with the world’s largest. This is the place where Polish kings were crowned and buried. Walk to Old Town with its restored Main Square of magnificent houses and palaces. There, you stop at St. Mary’s Basilica where to see the magnificent wooden altar by Wit Stwosz. In the middle of the square is Cloth Hall built before 1349, but renovated in the 16th century with many shopping stalls inside.

    After lunch we drive to Auschwitz-Birkenau to visit the Martyrdom Museum of the former Nazi concentration camp, the infamous factory of death.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • 6

    Krakow - Wieliczka - Krakow

    Thursday

    In the morning time on your own.
    Coffee and cake at the famous Krakow caféteria and afternoon drive to the Wieliczka Salt Mine*, an unforgettable tourist attraction with underground chambers, grottoes, and chapels carved from salt.

    Dinner with a folkloric show will be served at a local restaurant in Wieliczka, before we drive back to Krakow.

    Breakfast, Dinner
  • 7

    Krakow

    Friday

    Buffet breakfast at the hotel ends your tour.

    Breakfast

TOUR DETAILS

Included services:

  • Selected class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • English-speaking tour escort assistance
  • Obligatory local guides
  • Private air-conditioned motor coach/minibus/car
  •  Meals as per itinerary:

    breakfast daily

    3 x lunch served at the local restaurants

    3 x dinner (including one dinner with folkloric show in Wieliczka and one at Krakow hotel)

  • Cake & coffee/tea at famous Warsaw caféteria
  • Cake & coffee/tea at famous Krakow caféteria
  • Sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  •  Entrance fees:

    Warsaw – Royal Castle

    Czestochowa – Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna Shrine

    Auschwitz-Birkenau

    Zakopane – cable car to Gubalowka Hill and a rafting trip on the Dunajec River

    Krakow – Royal Castle and Cathedral on the Wawel Hill, St. Mary’s Church

    Wieliczka Salt Mine

    Chopin concert 

  • Hotel charges and taxes

Indication of hotels:

  • 3 nights at 4-star hotel in Warsaw

    Novotel Warszawa Centrum or similar

  •  1 night at 3-star hotel in Zakopane

    Mercure Kasprowy or similar

  •  3 nights at 4-star hotel in Krakow

    Novotel Krakow City West or similar

BOOK THIS TOUR

1 071 EURO per person in twin / double room

254 EURO per single supplement

PRICE Starting dates in Warsaw ( Saturday ) Ending dates in Krakow ( Friday )

1 071 EURO per person in twin / double room

254 EURO per single supplement

Starting date in Warsaw ( Saturday ) May 29 Ending date in Krakow ( Friday ) June 4 BOOK

1 071 EURO per person in twin / double room

254 EURO per single supplement

Starting date in Warsaw ( Saturday ) June 12 Ending date in Krakow ( Friday ) June 18 BOOK

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254 EURO per single supplement

Starting date in Warsaw ( Saturday ) July 3 Ending date in Krakow ( Friday ) July 9 BOOK

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254 EURO per single supplement

Starting date in Warsaw ( Saturday ) July 17 Ending date in Krakow ( Friday ) July 23 BOOK

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254 EURO per single supplement

Starting date in Warsaw ( Saturday ) August 7 Ending date in Krakow ( Friday ) August 13 BOOK

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254 EURO per single supplement

Starting date in Warsaw ( Saturday ) August 21 Ending date in Krakow ( Friday ) August 27 BOOK

1 071 EURO per person in twin / double room

254 EURO per single supplement

Starting date in Warsaw ( Saturday ) September 4 Ending date in Krakow ( Friday ) September 10 BOOK

1 071 EURO per person in twin / double room

254 EURO per single supplement

Starting date in Warsaw ( Saturday ) September 18 Ending date in Krakow ( Friday ) September 24 BOOK

1 071 EURO per person in twin / double room

254 EURO per single supplement

Starting date in Warsaw ( Saturday ) October 2 Ending date in Krakow ( Friday ) October 8 BOOK

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